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    Call for Session Proposals for National Chinese Language Conference
    The success of the National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) is built upon the innovation, best practices, and shared experiences of educators and administrators in the field. Share your ideas and successes by leading a session at the 2019 NCLC in San Diego, CA, from May 9-11, 2019.
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    opportunity to:
    Share your knowledge and experiences, and gather valuable feedback from peers;
    Showcase your educational programs and partnerships to a national audience;
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    The United States Senate Youth Program is a scholarship program that provides an educational opportunity for juniors and seniors interested in pursuing college coursework in history or political science. Student delegates winning the $10,000 scholarship and attending the week-long event in Washington, D.C. in March 2019 will hear major policy addresses by senators, cabinet members and directors from other federal agencies. Eligibility requirements and application materials for students in North Carolina can be found at http://senateyouthnc.webs.com/.
    For additional information about the USSYP schiolarship, please feel free to contact Michelle McLaughlin, NCDPI Social Studies Consultant, at michelle.mclaughlin@dpi.nc.gov.
    October 30 @ 4 p.m. Eastern Deadline
    NSLI - Youth Scholarships to Study Abroad for Students (ages 15 - 18)
    Applications are now being accepted for the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program. Approximately 660 merit-based scholarships are available for U.S. citizen high school students between the ages of 15 and 18 to study a language in the summer of 2019 or in the 2019-20 academic year. Scholarship recipients will receive intensive language learning through a study abroad experience, language classes, cultural activities, and time living overseas with a host family. Applicants may select between the Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, or Turkish programs. For more information about the NSLI-Y program, how to apply, and eligibility criteria, visit www.nsliforyouth.org. The application deadline is October 30, 2018, 4:00 PM U.S. Eastern Time.

    November 9 Deadline
    SCOLT Program Cover Contest, Grades 3 - 12
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    December 12 Event for High School Students
    Learning Through Languages Symposium
    The UNC Global Area Studies group has asked that the information below and attached about the Learning Through Languages Symposium be shared across the state.
    The UNC Global Area Studies group is again offering the Learning Through Languages Symposium on Wednesday, December 12, which is a unique way for high school students to conduct and present research in their language of study. Eligible students include those in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian or Spanish classes, including heritage speakers. Participating students are encouraged to be at Level III or higher. There is no cost to participate.
    In teams of 2-3, students conduct research on contemporary issues in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, or the Middle East and North Africa. Students write a 2-3 page research paper in their language of study and create a visual representation of their research, which is presented at the Learning Through Languages Symposium. Team applications will be available in the fall. Support for sponsoring teachers includes professional development on research methodology and classroom resources. Funding support for schools may be available.
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    September 20, 2018 LTL Informational Webinar
    Presentation slides (Google Presentation or PowerPoint or PDF) plus recording (mp4 and transcript)
    Link to Learning Through Languages website: https://areastudies.unc.edu/ltl/
    Handouts (download individual documents by clicking on the title below or go to the LTL Handouts folder to get all 5 together):
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 2018
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    LTL: Learning Through Languages Symposium
    September 20, 2018 LTL Informational Webinar
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    or PDF) plus recording (mp4 and transcript)
    Handouts (download individual documents by clicking on the title below or go to the LTL Handouts folder to get all 5 together):
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 2018
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    Socrative Link
    LinguaFolio in North Carolina on the NC Folios wiki
    LTL: Learning Through Languages Symposium
    September 20, 2018 LTL Informational Webinar
    Presentation slides (Google Presentation or PowerPoint or PDF)
    Handouts (download individual documents by clicking on the title below or go to the LTL Handouts folder to get all 5 together):
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 2018
    Program Guidelines
    Suggested Research Topics
    Symposium Application Questions Preview
    Judging Rubric and Scoring Sheet

    NCLC: National Chinese Language Conference
    April 2017 in Houston, TX
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    Central Agency for Schools Abroad in Atlanta, Georgia
    German Language Advisor/Coordinator
    Michael Goettert (thru July 2018 and pictured to right)
    Nicolette
    Nicolette Gahleitner (beginning(began August 2018)
    Atlanta@auslandsschulwesen.de
    {Michael Göttert.jpg}
    Ann Marie Gunter, World Languages Consultant
    ann.gunter@dpi.nc.gov
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  6. page WLEdPDInfo edited ... October 19 - 20 FLANC Fall Conference The Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLA…
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    October 19 - 20 FLANC Fall Conference
    The Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) Fall Conference will be on Friday - Saturday, October 19 - 20, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, NC. The theme of the conference is "Who's Your PFF?" (Professional Friend Forever) and there will be a variety of sessions and workshops. Registration and additional details are available on the FLANC Fall Conference webpage: http://www.flanc.org/2018-fall-conference.
    Note: The Early Bird discounted registration rate of $120 has been extended to October 2 due to Hurricane Florence. After that date, conference registration will be $180.
    October 24 NCDPI World Language Standards K-12 Program Showcase Webinar @ 4 - 5 p.m.
    This is the first NCDPI World Language Essential Standards K-12 Program Showcase webinar, and it will be broadcast on Wednesday, October 24, from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Eastern, as part of the 2018 - 2019 World Language Webinar Series. All K - 20 World Language administrators, teachers and instructors are welcome, and every school is encouraged to have at least one World Language educator attend these webinars so that information can be shared locally. All materials from each webinar (PowerPoint slides, PDF of slides, handouts, hyperlinks, etc.) and a recording of the broadcast will be posted approximately 1 week following the webinar.
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Tuesday, September 18

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    The Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and Linguistics students and faculty of the English Department at East Carolina University, in cooperation with the TESOL students and faculty of the English Department at Greensboro College, are proud to present the TALGS (TESOL/Applied Linguistics Graduate Students) Conference, to be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019, on the Greensboro College campus. The conference aims to provide a serious yet relaxed forum for professional discourse on a variety of topics relevant to the study of language, granting a comfortable environment for discussion between students, researchers, and teachers.
    The Call for Proposals is now open through Monday, October 15 and we welcome cross-disciplinary proposals with relevance to language use, language learning and/or teaching from a variety of fields, including, for example, English studies, education, discourse studies, foreign languages, anthropology, communications, sociolinguistics, psychology, and sociology. Proposals reporting on action research (inside and outside the classroom), works in progress, submissions based on successful term projects, pilot research, as well as proposals for discussion sessions, workshops, and posters are welcomed. Presentations requiring computer facilities can be accommodated. Multiple proposals will be considered. For more information and to submit your proposal, visit http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/engl/talgs/papers.cfm.
    October 26 Deadline
    Call for Session Proposals for National Chinese Language Conference
    The success of the National Chinese Language Conference (NCLC) is built upon the innovation, best practices, and shared experiences of educators and administrators in the field. Share your ideas and successes by leading a session at the 2019 NCLC in San Diego, CA, from May 9-11, 2019.
    As a session presenter, you will have an opportunity to:
    Share your knowledge and experiences, and gather valuable feedback from peers;
    Showcase your educational programs and partnerships to a national audience;
    Help shape the agenda of the Chinese language education community; and
    Receive a discount on your NCLC registration fee.
    Please see the details about submitting your proposal online at the NCLC Request for Proposals page.

    November 15 Deadline
    FLANC Mini-Grant
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    Produce a 2-3 minute video in the target language addressing a professional topic. Note: Classical language students may record their response in English
    Complete application submitted by Jan 31, 2019 (See application for details at SCOLT.org)
    March 15 Deadline
    Bernice L. Fox Classics Writing Contest for High School Students
    The Monmouth College Classics Department would like to announce the 2019 Fox Writing Contest for precollegiate students. The theme for this year’s contest will be “A Classical ‘Black Panther.'” The contest website is at https://department.monm.edu/classics/Department/FoxContest/ and you can view the full contest guidelines at http://caas-cw.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Fox-Writing-Contest-2019-final.pdf

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